James L. Flanagan

James L. Flanagan

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James Loton Flanagan is an electrical engineer, and was Rutgers University's vice president for research until 2004. He is also director of Rutgers' Center for Advanced Information Processing and the Board of Governors Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

He was chosen as the 2005 recipient of the Research and Development Council of New Jersey's Science/Technology Medal. He worked at Bell Laboratories for 33 years before he joined Rutgers. He has worked in voice communications, computer techniques, and electroacoustic systems.

Flanagan has been a resident of Warren Township, New Jersey. [Kamin, Arthur Z. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C05EFD81E3CF930A15753C1A962958260 "State Becomes a Part of Celebrating Marconi's Achievements"] , "The New York Times", October 23, 1994. Accessed July 6, 2008. "In 1992, Dr. James L. Flanagan of Warren Township received the award in Madrid."]

Awards and Honors

*National Medal of Science;
*L.M. Ericsson International Prize in Telecommunications;
* [http://www.ieee.org/portal/pages/about/awards/bios/2006FlanaganSpeechAudioProcessingAward.html IEEE 2006 Speech & Audio Processing Award]
*IEEE Medal of Honor in 2005;
*Edison Medal in 1986 of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE);
*Medal of the European Speech Communication Association;
*Gold Medal of the Acoustical Society of America;
*Marconi International Fellowship.

He is the author of more than 200 papers and two books, and holds 50 patents. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.


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